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by Andy W
Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Wagons
Topic: Wheels
Replies: 11
Views: 7779

Re: Wheels

Truly epic. Wonderful.
by Andy W
Sat Nov 07, 2009 5:22 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: MR Brass numerals
Replies: 5
Views: 2196

Re: MR Brass numerals

Thanks Julian!
by Andy W
Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: MR Brass numerals
Replies: 5
Views: 2196

MR Brass numerals

I'm not sure if I've posted this in the right forum. Please excuse me and move if needed. Having returned to the hobby after a long break I've been looking for a fret of Midland loco brass numerals. I thought these were produced by Slaters - but I can't find them on their website. Does anyone know i...
by Andy W
Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:14 am
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: boiler bands
Replies: 12
Views: 4099

Re: boiler bands

The cellotape is a great idea, like Mark I've used sheets of transfer film - usually black. For Midland cream edged bands I then draw parallel lines with a bow pen using enamel paint. If you make sure the width between the lines is accurate (i.e. the black) the edge lines themselves can be over-widt...
by Andy W
Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:59 am
Forum: Chassis and Suspensions
Topic: Craftsman Mid Rly 044T chassis
Replies: 21
Views: 6506

Re: Craftsman Mid Rly 044T chassis

Thanks Russ.
by Andy W
Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspensions
Topic: Craftsman Mid Rly 044T chassis
Replies: 21
Views: 6506

Re: Craftsman Mid Rly 044T chassis

I built a couple of Craftsman Mid 0-4-4s some years back. I made them pretty much as smyles suggested, but I didn't use hornblocks. I cut a new chassis (this was a few years back and the original was a bit flimsy) and cut my pivot arms from sheet/off cut brass. These pivots sit inside the frames and...
by Andy W
Fri Jul 31, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: boiler bands
Replies: 12
Views: 4099

Re: boiler bands

The cover shot on July's Scalefour News shows how thin bands should be - it even looks like the glue on one of them has lost its tack. ;)

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